Dr Claire Friedemann Smith talks about the patient perspective on GPs who use gut feelings to help facilitate diagnosis.
Professor Helen Snooks tells us about a study exploring why a risk prediction tool (PRISM) in general practice actually increased emergency and hospital admissions and we discuss the importance of evaluating interventions before they are introduced as policy.
Dr Lucy Martin tells us about her research into mid-career resilience. Resilience is often discussed and, as a concept, it is not generally well understood but with GPs under severe pressure it is now more important than ever for us to explore
Dr Patrick Highton talks us through a RCT that promoted physical activity in people with multimorbidity. Unfortunately, no benefit was seen and we discuss the challenges of trials and future avenues to explore.
Dr Thomas Round talks about research that shows how 2-week wait referrals for cancer have more than doubled up to 2018/2019.
Professor Stewart Mercer talks about how the implementation of social prescribing via a link worker programme has worked in Deep End practices in Glasgow and offers his expert thoughts on the evidence base in this area, the inverse care law and addressing
This study gives insights into how GPs document safety-netting advice and how it compares to what actually happened in the consultation.
We speak to Dr Faraz Mughal about young people who self-harm and how we can improve primary care services for them.
We speak to Dr Ian Bennett-Briton about a system of continuous risk-based peer review and how GPs found it.
We speak to Dr Julian Treadwell about how GPs talk to patients about numbers and how we feel about discussing risks and benefits.
We speak to Dr Marta Wanat about a study that explored the experiences of primary care across eight European countries during the first wave of COVID-19.
The Editor, Euan Lawson, is joined by our Associate Editor Dr Nada Khan for some conversation. The July issue has been published and we talk over some of the highlights in this month's issue.
Erin Oldenhof and Dr Petra Staiger join us from Australia to offer practical, actionable advice from their paper to support prescribers in discontinuing benzodiazepines.
Dr Felicity Knights talks to us about new research on the impact of COVID-19 and migrant health and how we can make primary care more accessible.
Dr Elizabeth Cecil joins us to talk about research exploring the factors associated with potentially missed acute deterioration in primary care.
Remco Tuijt from the UCL Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health talks us through a qualitative paper exploring the experiences of remote consultations for people living with dementia and their carers.
The editor, Euan Lawson, is joined by all three Associate Editors, Sam Merriel, Tom Round, and Nada Khan, for some conversation on highlights from the May 2021 issue.
Dr Jean-Pierre Laake and Prof Willie Hamilton join us to talk about a randomised controlled trial that targeted groups to encourage them to attend for possible cancer-related symptoms.
Dr Riitta Partanen joins us to tell us more about a study looking at GPs' insight into discontinuing long-term antidepressants.
The editor, Euan Lawson, is joined by Associate Editors, Sam Merriel and Tom Round, for some conversation on highlights from the April 2021 issue.
Professor Sir Michael Marmot talks about Julian Tudor Hart and the role of GPs "natural allies" in his work to tackle social determinants of health.
Dr Claire Friedemann Smith talks about a qualitative study that explores how GPs use gut feelings to help them navigate grey areas in diagnosis.
The editor, Euan Lawson, is joined by Associate Editors, Nada Khan and Tom Round, for some conversation on highlights from the February 2021 issue.
Professor Jane Gunn talks about a randomised controlled trial, Target-D, that aims to match the best treatment to people with depression.
Dr Garth Funston talks about new research investigating how quickly people with symptomatic lung cancer had a pre-diagnostic chest X-ray.
Professor Trish Greenhalgh and Dr Gilly Mroz talk about a new paper that examines the media depiction of remote consulting during the pandemic.
Dr Tom Margham talks to us about quality improvement approaches to tackle DNAs - it's more about the system than the patient.